Jessica Blondell

Freshmen - Woodridge, IL - Downers Grove North


EASTERN: Jessica is a junior distance runner in both cross-country and track... redshirted during 2006 cross-country and 2007 indoor and outdoor track seasons.  OVC cross-country “Freshman of the Year” in 2005 after finishing 16th at the conference championships, as the meet’s top freshman finisher... season best time of 19:05 came at the championships, helping the Panthers to a 2nd place team finish... versatile runner, placed in 3 events for EIU at the 2006 indoor OVC championships... led off the 2nd place distance medley relay team, placed 7th in the mile (5:13.47) and 8th in the 3000m (10:31.71)... at the 2006 outdoor OVC championships, placed 8th in the 5000m (18:20.62).

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped for coach Tim McDonald at Downers Grove North High School... State qualifier in cross-country after placing 3rd at sectionals... ran personal best in the 3200m of 11:24 in placing 10th at the state track and field championships... Illinois Prep Top Times Indoor State Champion in the 3200m run (11:29).Personal: Majoring in elementary education… daughter of Lane and Joanne Blondell.

Cross Country

Meet Race Time/Split/Mark Place Media
Panther Open (09/17/2005)5k20:07.8022
Loyola Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational (10/01/2005)5k19:42.0122
Pre-NCAA Invitational (10/15/2005)6k23:47.045
OVC Championships (10/29/2005)5k19:05.0816
NCAA Midwest Regional (11/12/2005)6k23:58.097

Indoor Track & Field

Meet Race Time/Split/Mark Place Media
EIU Early Bird (12/10/2005)3k10:47.682
EIU Mega Meet (01/21/2006)Mile Run5:20.634
EIU Mega Meet (01/21/2006)800 Meter Run2:27.98
Wisconson Elite Invitational (01/28/2006)3k10:46.256
Friday Night Special (02/17/2006)Mile Run5:18.612
OVC Championships (02/24/2006)Mile Run5:13.477
OVC Championships (02/24/2006)3k10:31.718
OVC Championships (02/24/2006)Distance Medley Relay12:17.592

Outdoor Track & Field

Meet Race Time/Split/Mark Place Media
Big Blue Classic & Multis (04/06/2006)1500 Meter Run5:01.1511
Indiana State Pacesetter (04/15/2006)1500 Meter Run4:57.4116
SIUE Twilight (04/29/2006)3k10:55.830
OVC Championships (05/05/2006)5k18:20.628

** = unattached | D = Decathlon